In the past 24 hours, the number of new cases affected by Sars-Cov2 in Tirana continues to be high, while all other areas are without new cases.
In the last 24 hours, 262 suspected cases have been tested and 21 positive cases have been confirmed, all in Tirana, 4 fewer than yesterday. The new outbreaks are in Tirana: yesterday in a call center and today at the Tirana hospital.
An in-depth epidemiological investigation, according to the National Institute of Health, showed that among the new cases verified today, 13 took place in Tirana Hospital, infected by a nurse who turned out to be positive 2 days ago, infected outside hospital. Of the 13 infected in hospital, 6 are doctors, 4 patients hospitalized in the infectious disease ward, and 3 other asymptomatic patients who are in self quarantine.
In the meantime, the epidemiological investigation continues on the new cases occurred in Tirana, which remains the main outbreak in the country. With the increase in infections, the number of hospitalizations for infectious diseases also increases, where 25 patients are currently being treated, including 3 in intensive care. In the past 24 hours, 9 people have joined the list of the healed, bringing the number of healed to over 800 since the beginning of the epidemic.
So far, over 15.000 swabs and tests and serology have been performed, while the number of confirmed positive cases across the country is 1050. Of these, 205 are still active, mainly in Tirana, Durres and Kruja.
Yesterday a person had lost his life due to the virus. In addition, an outbreak had been discovered in a call center with 15 cases of infection. The call center has been closed.
The Ministry of Health and Social Protection invites citizens to pay attention, respecting physical distance and personal hygiene and to neglect the signs of illness and in case of suspicion, where they are invited to call the single national emergency number, 127 .
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